Robert Welch – A Celebration

As part of the ongoing celebrations surrounding the publication of Robert Welch: Design: Craft and Industry by Charlotte and Peter Fiell, Bath Literature will be hosting an event during the 2016 festival.

Taking place on Saturday 5th March at the Abbey Hotel, the event host Simon O’Hagan, editor of The Independent Magazine will chair an expert panel as they discuss the lasting design legacy of Robert Welch (1929-2000). Featuring the book’s authors together with Rupert Welch, son of Robert and MD of the eponymous modern company and Charlotte Whitehead, the company’s archivist, the panel will reveal design stories and how Robert’s design ethos has shaped the modern brand.

Tickets are £20 each (including afternoon tea) and can be purchased on the festival’s website

Special Offer

We are delighted to be able to offer our subscribers a 10% discount on tickets across the festival. Please book online at or call 01225 463362 and quote code LF16SPONSOR. Bookings can be made in person at the Bath Box Office, Bath Visitor Information Centre,  Abbey Chambers, Abbey Churchyard, Bath BA1 1LY.